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superstorm sandy. to alison kosik live for us in new york at the stock exchange. what are you learning? >> what are we learning? gosh, what we learned that sandy did quite a number on new york city, and now the damage estimates are tallied up and new york city's mayor michael bloomberg is asking the federal government for $9.8 billion, with a b, $9.8 billion to help in the recovery. follow me here. that's after starting with the city's total public and private losses which were estimated at $19 billion, and then you break that out, so about $4 billion was covered by private insurers, about $5 billion expected to come from fema and then come up with the $9.8 billion figure which is just part of the $30 billion aid package that new york governor andrew cuomo has requested. what mayor bloomberg has done, brooke, he sent a letter to the members of the new york state congressional delegation asking for this money, saying, new york city will struggle to recover in the long-term unless this money -- this federal funding is given. >> was he being specific as far as where in the city the money
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into a lump sum of cash today. >>shepard: a month after super storm sandy wreaked havoc, officials are asking for more for clean up, costing the state $42 billion according to cuomo's office, higher than the previous estimates and boom blurring -- bloomberg is asking for $10 million for costs in the city and in jersey they will need extra help from the state and the feds for years to come. and now, the news live on pleasant beach, new jersey. how does it look there, rick? rick: it is rough. the price tag for new jersey is more than $29 billion. at point pleasant, they are clearing debris with a bobcat for the first time is chopping up the boardwalk and the front of the white sands hotel which is on the ocean here. you can see they rebuilt the berm of sand but the dunes are gone, obviously. the sand berm hopefully will protect people. a lot of the sand that wanted in east ocean came ashore and filled this swimming pool. it is cleared off of the streets but the town is still in many ways a mess. >>shepard: is anyone living there? rick: we met a resident who is one of the few who has a home that
. fedex office. >>> welcome back to "squawk box." in the face of destruction from superstorm sandy, how is charitable giving standing up this year? join success gail mcgovern, president and ceo of the american red cross and gail, thank you for joining us this morning. >> thank you, becky, for having me on the show. >> we've been watching what's happened with superstorm sandy. we know the red cross has been one of the organizations that has risen to the forefront of this movement to try and help people. what happened in terms of charitable giving for superstarm sandy? >> my heart goes out to the people affected by superstorm sandy. i have talked to so many people who have lost everything including loved ones and it's just heartbreaking and i also want to thank our generous donors. they've stepped up and we're doing everything possible to put their hard earned dollars to work. this has been a massive operati operation. we've served 7.3 million meals and snacks in four weeks. in terms of how it will impact giving we recently did a survey and what we learned is that three out of four people
to third quarter gdp on thursday. here with what to watch for including effects from superstorm sandy is steve liesman. >> good interview on blackberry. a week to pay attention to the data. it will be affected by hurricane sandy making it difficult to figure out underlying momentum. gdp is not one of the data points. we put an asterisk next to data potentially affected by sandy. some worry that markets won't see through sandy effects and could walk away with a bearish look. there's durable goods potential effect there down 1.3% after a surge the prior month. consumer confidence, probably not. new home sales certainly in the northeast have potential. moving on to thursday. jobless claims. definite potential there and pending home sales. not gdp. this game at the end of the quarter or after the quarter had ended. now let's look at jobless claims data here. do we have that? i think we do. there we go. there's hurricane sandy. hurricane katrina. you can see it's following a very, very similar pattern there and the expectation is that it will come down again on thursday to 390,000. one mor
check in on some of the hardest-hit victims of hurricane sandy and see how they offered thanks this weekend while surrounded by destruction. >>> from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press." with david gregory. >>> president obama doing his part for the economy over the weekend out holiday shopping as part of small business saturday, picking up several children's book at an independent bookstore iypÑarlington. >>> meanwhile, uncertainty in the middle east. more clashes in egypt over the weekend as police use tear gas this morning to disburse protesters in cairo. i want to start there. we have "new york times" columnist david brooks and our own andrea mitchell. andrea, this is because president morsi has seized power, a day after brokering a cease-fire between israel and hamas, he is now consolidating power. how worry side the administration about it? >> very worried, but they are very, very cautious because he is their new point of leverage really with hamas. he is the future, they thought, of trying to negotiate somethi
animals. >> chris: sandy learner is talk about sustainable farming, raising livestock and growing vegetables without the chemicals that are so common in what she calls factory farming. just case before thanksgiving, she took me out to see and, yes, to dance with her 1300 turkeys, heritage breeds that trace back to the indians. >> gobble, gobble, gobble, gobble! gobble, gobble, gobble... >> chris: she's mistress of 800 acres in upperville, virginia but as interesting as her business is how she got here. she grew up on a farm in california, making enough from raising cattle to send herself to college. >> what i learned was, to love work, i'm happiest when i'm engaged and working and thinking, and, striving. >> chris: she got into computers, in 1984, she and her then husband, started cisco systems. they found a way to link networks of computers, the foundation of the internet. but, six years later venture capital people were running cisco. >> chris: how do you get fired from a company that you started? >> we just basically got taken to the cleaners and part of that was, if you don't
and then hurricane sandy happened. talk about him. >> he is one of the most popular republican governors in the country but a lot of republicans nationally a little annoyed at him for embracing president obama in the wake of hurricane sandy and for not campaigning with mitt romney in that final week of the presidential campaign. a big thing to look at to see how healthy the republican party is whether they embrace chris christie's brand of center right, reformist type republicanism or whether they criticize him and say he is not conservative enough for the party. the republicans need to have a big tent to compete in future elections and chris christie is one of the rising stars. a test of how big the party's tent is will be how much they connect back with kris tie in the future. >> third on the to-do list, encourage steve king to stay in the house. he is a republican congressman from iowa and a tea party favorite. why urge him to stay in the house? >> he is a long time congressman from iowa but not -- in the senate race in the state is up in 2014 and he is thinking about running. the pro
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sandy. congressman, it's good to have you here. and i wanted to make sure we were checking in to see how folks in the hurricane zone were fairing this thanksgiving and this thanksgiving weekend. tell me about the week you've had with folks up there as we look at the images. >> let me tell you, first, every individual on that peninsula, whether to the east or to the west, was affected. there's not a single individual not affected by the storm. but just listening to what your panel was talking about, on thanksgiving it was spiritual, inspirational to see individuals come from around the city and indeed from around the nation to try to make sure that people were eating. i saw neighbors cooking as if it was the summertime on their grills and sharing their food with other neighbors. and people coming together saying that we still have a long ways to go, but we're going to be thankful that we have life. we're thankful that we're still here. and we're going to rebuild. you know, it was an inspirational day, thanksgiving, walking around. the governor of the state of new york who has come to the
it's too late. jon: one month after super storm sandy hit the east coast one of the hardest hit areas the jersey shore community of point pleasant beach. as you can see destruction there is massive. our rick leventhal rhode out the storm there and filed some heart-breaking reports in the aftermath. >> we have just now in the last hour seen a front end loader come down ocean avenue and clear a path. they are trying to make room for emergency vehicles to be able to get from the bridge into town and down this road. jon: well, rick leventhal is back in point pleasant beach today, he has the latest on recovery efforts still ongoing there, rick. >> reporter: it's pretty remarkable just how far this town still has to go. you can see the boardwalk behind me that was torn up four weeks ago today, still torn up on the southern end of point pleasant beach, as are many of the businesses. this ocean-front hotel and restaurant at the white sands is shredded. they have not even begun to repair it. they are going through the ground floors of this hotel to try and rip out all the rotten drywall and wa
late 80s. new york mayor michael bloomberg releasing aid: super storm sandy devastation. the city estimates total public and private losses to be $90 billion. the net cost just south of $10 billion. those are your headlines. dr. dennis. dennis: thank you very much. it is cyber monday, and was expecting you to rack up 1.5-liter dollars of online shopping. adam shapiro at one of the busiest places on earth. the fulfillment center in phoenix, arizona, where 200 orders are being fulfilled every single second. >> that is right. i want you to meet a spokesperson for amazon.com, thank you for having us. their revenue is predicted to beat last year. they were from 16-30%. how crucial is today for that? >> today is an important part of the season and the entire quarter. it is our biggest quarter. this is a big part of that, for sure. >> i was curious, as we come over here, if you talk about quarter being important, and obviously for the success. 200 orders per second, this facility alone or throughout the entire area? cheryl: that was worldwide on cyber monday. that was 17.7 million items
four days, but i did stumble across this video from superstorm sandy, one of the most epic videos i've seen of the storm surge and the waves crashing there. this was union beach, new jersey, a 15-year-old stayed in his house and took these pictures right as high tide approached. and you can see, this is about three hours before that water even peaked at its height. that's why the jersey shore got devastated. let me show you what's going on on this monday morning. winter gear for many across the country. the coldest morning by far from west to east. new england's a very chilly morning just like it's been all weekend. we are seeing a little bit of snow out there coming off of lake ontario, oswego down to syracuse. a little snow on the new york state throughway. that's about it, though. you want to talk about cold. look at the northern plains. now in the negative windchills from minneapolis to fargo. that cold air is heading for chicago as we go throughout the day today. also, the other side of this. still a little bit of warmth left in the deep south. we could see the threat of some s
tonight at 8:00 eastern, here on c-span. and then, the communicators. after hurricane sandy, we examine the impact the federal emergencies have on telecommunications systems. amongst our guests, the vice president of the regulatory affairs association, and congressman rangel, the serves on the commerce committee. -- who serves on the commerce committee. alan krueger spoke today at a briefing about the economy and consumer confidence. this is a little more than one hour. >> special guests. good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. thank you for your patience. we decided that it would be beneficial to you to have alan krueger joining me here today, as you know. he co-authored a report from the white house on the impact of middle-class tax hikes if they were to occur on retailers and consumer spending. that report is available on whitehouse.gov, if you have not read it. he authored this report for cyber monday. i hope that your delay led to extra purchases online using private computers not your company's computers. i want to turn it over to allen, who can take your questions on the importance
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